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X3D Example Archives: Basic, Universal Media Panoramas

Universal Media

Universal Media Panoramas are texture-mapped high-resolution Background nodes.

These Universal Media examples provide a large suite of X3D/VRML Background nodes with customized images for easy author use. Visual scenes are provided for browsing and selection from each collection. Background nodes can be copied directly with multiple url site addresses included for each image texture in order to improve reliability.

Example use is further explained in the X3D for Web Authors slideset Chapter 11 - Lighting and Environment.

  25 X3D Scenes       Scene Descriptions
desert1 desert 1 Panoramic background for Universal Media, showing desert and sky at sunset.
desert2 desert 2 Panoramic background for Universal Media, showing a high-contrasts blue sky above the desert with a set of rocky outcroppings nearby.
desert3 desert 3 Panoramic background for Universal Media, showing dark desert floor and an orange-purple dusk sky, with a small grove of trees nearby.
forest1 forest 1 Panoramic background for Universal Media, showing a small sunlit meadow deep in a green forest, during early morning or late afternoon.
forest2 forest 2 Panoramic background for Universal Media, surrounded by high plants with purple flowers, during mid-morning in the middle of a forest.
forest3 forest 3 Panoramic background for Universal Media, centered on a fast-running brook at mid-day, closely surrounded by an old-growth forest.
horizon1 horizon 1 Panoramic background for Universal Media, showing a dark-green ocean and solid cloud cover across the horizon, with patchy clouds overhead.
horizon2 horizon 2 Panoramic background for Universal Media, showing a dark-brown sky over a fiery-orange horizon, above a cratered planetary surface.
horizon3 horizon 3 Panoramic background for Universal Media, showing horizon at sea during dusk.
horizon4 horizon 4 Panoramic background for Universal Media showing sun at zenith, dark sky above, and stratospheric clouds below.
horizon5 horizon 5 Panoramic background for Universal Media, showing a dark blue sky with pink clouds at dusk, above a darker-blue field with long straight rows stretching out.
horizon6 horizon 6 Panoramic background for Universal Media, showing grey desert/lunar surface at dusk.
horizon7 horizon 7 Panoramic background for Universal Media, showing a low-hanging moon in the night sky opposite a lens-flare sun at the edge of the horizon.
meadow1 meadow 1 Panoramic background for Universal Media, showing a grassy green meadow atop a wooded hill.
meadow2 meadow 2 Panoramic background for Universal Media, showing a painted grassy meadow with scattered tall trees and nearby surrounding mountains during late afternoon.
mountains2 mountains 2 Panoramic background for Universal Media, showing a dark forest with blurry mountains in the backround, a distant lake to one side, and a bright sky overhead.
mountains3 mountains 3 Panoramic background for Universal Media, showing painted sandy mountains standing high before a pastel-clouded sky.
ocean1 ocean 1 Panoramic background for Universal Media, showing ocean and sky with a small island nearby.
ocean2 ocean 2 Panoramic background for Universal Media showing ocean, sky and steep green islands nearby.
ocean3 ocean 3 Panoramic background for Universal Media, showing a blue ocean and blue sky full of scattered clouds, with the sun low above the horizon and reflecting off the ocean surface.
ocean4 ocean 4 Panoramic background for Universal Media, showing a 'fiery' ocean horizon and a big rock.
sky1 sky 1 Panoramic background for Universal Media, showing a brightly lit sky and high puffy clouds with the sun peeking through.
space1 space 1 Panoramic background for Universal Media, showing a space scene from upper stratosphere with lens-flare sun and moon images overhead.
space2 space 2 Panoramic background for Universal Media, showing a stratospheric clouds, a mountain and reflective floating spheres.
space3 space 3 Panoramic background for Universal Media, showing a pink high-altitude sky with floating reflective globes.

Online at http://www.web3d.org/x3d/content/examples/Basic/UniversalMediaPanoramas

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